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Lemon Tea Bread Recipe

Yields1 Serving

Tea-time is very popular in Europe and was a standard practice in England and all of its colonies. It’s essentially a break in the mid-morning and mid-afternoon when tea was consumed. The morning tea-break was referred to as “low-tea” and the afternoon break was referred to as “high-tea.” It was at high-tea that a confection was served and this Lemon Tea bread is an example.

INGREDIENTS:
 6 tablespoons of butter
 1 cup of sugar
 2 eggs
 ½ cup of milk
 2 tablespoons of grated lemon peel + 1 tablespoon shredded for topping
 1 teaspoon of salt
 1 cup of all-purpose flour
 1 teaspoon of baking powder
For Glazing:
 ½ cup of sugar
 Juice of one lemon
DIRECTIONS:
1

Add the cake bread ingredients to the bread pan in the order indicated.

2

Select the Cake setting; 1-pound loaf and if it asks -medium crust.

3

When done let carefully remove the lemon bread from the bread pan.

4

Mix the lemon juice with the sugar until sugar is dissolved and glaze the top.

5

Let rest for 5 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1